Bright Area Business Association- Meeting Minutes
May 9, 2014
Submitted By: Lori Enright

President Update- Bebe Kinnett
Previous minutes- weren’t typed yet
Introduction
Update- Celeste reviewed Beacon Festival Ad and prices ($30-$50), size options. Space registration by June 1st deadline. Make the ad check to BABA, not the Beacon

Treasurer Report- Dan Cross
Cash balance $8,500.
Trying to work out kinks on who’s paid dues and transactions
Expenses taken out of golf outing, koozies, etc.

Membership- Kate Karaus
Email blast sent as a reminder to pay dues
3 new members: Whitehawk Ariel Photography, Dearborn County Chamber, 1 Boy, 1 Girl Imaging

Festival Chair- Diane Bender
List of volunteers, July 25th-26th
Need gift baskets

Golf Outing- Joni Helton
Still need door prizes for outing
Gave direct cell for contact
Jim (for Greg): 21 (4-somes) committed. 9 paid-to-date. 19 hole sponsors (10 pd.) Current balance/gain = $4k. 2 Beverage cart sponsors @ $125 each. Goodie Bags- tees, balls, round golf, pens, water, snack, koozie. Additional items needed by Wednesday 5/14.
Everything is on one ticket this year (drinks, mulligans, red tees, etc.)
Volunteers to be at HVL GC at 11am.

Referral needs:

Dan Cross: Now Open! Crosspoint Employer Services (congrats!). Dan’s new business with his son. Offering payroll services for 1-50 employees. Main office in White Oak, Dan will handle Indiana accounts from his office.

Martha: Juice Plus. Get your whole family juiced-up! Samples available for chewables. Free for kids with adult membership. Having an open-house soon.

Tom Hooper: Hooper Pest Control is going green! Protecting health, safe-materials, integrated pest management.

Diane: Georges Pharmacy store doing well. It’s not just a pharmacy! Full service gifts, liquor, wine. New store coming to Milan. Free delivery…tell your friends!

Larry Schideler: New Grandbaby! Congrats!

Diane Bender: Logan supermart…ice cream is up and running! Black-top for new tables and outdoor eating. Flea-markets the second Saturday of each month through October. 12k raised from Chocolate Fest (87k over 10 years). Way to go!

Brad- DCH Physical Therapy taking new patients!

Wayne Leslie- High Noon Guns and Archery. Nothing new…needs customers!

Jim Kinnett: Trying to track project for Kinnett Consulting Group. Talks with Ghana! Go Jim!

Rich Williams: Whitehawk Ariel Photography. Flies a UAV to take photos. 150 Acres to a 1 acre lot. Looking for property owners.

Becky- Merchant’s Bank reminds you about lobby displays. Let them know if interested in having a 1-2 week display in the lobby. Free promotion!

Joni Helton- Mary Kay promoting sunscreen, skin breakouts and Mother’s Day gifts.

Kate Karaus- T-Systems Electric; commercial to residential. Offering free advice.

Les Fin- now with Quest Capital. More freedom, better for the client. 8,000 mutual funds in access and he does what’s best for his client.

Bebe Kinnett- Absolute Web Designs is very busy! Just picked up a Chamber and City site.

Lori Enright- Eagle 99.3; preparing for Fairs and Festivals season. Will be offering Bright Festival sponsorship opportunities at next meeting.